Associate Head Coach
Education: University of New Haven; 2007; BA Music and Sound
Coach Tim Anderson grew up in Middletown, Rhode Island where he
swam competitively from ages 7-18 for
the Newport County YMCA Wahoos. In college, Anderson pursued
his other passion, studying music
and sound recording while performing in New York, Boston, and New
Coach Tim returned to his hometown after college and took a
position with his high school alma
mater, Middletown High School. In his 4 years with the high school
team, participation doubled and the team rose to a
top 10 state ranking in 2012. Anderson also coached with his
former club team, the Newport YMCA Wahoos, and a masters group at a
private health club. There, he coached long distance open water
swimmers in 5k, 6k, 8k, and 10k races for New England Masters, put
together clinics for adult swimmers and coached competitive masters
swimmers, an American record and National Champion title in the
Following his time coaching in Rhode Island, Coach Tim was hired by
SwimMAC Carolina in
Charlotte, North Carolina. While at SwimMAC Carolina, where
Coach Tim spent 5 years, he learned from U.S. Olympic Head Coach
David Marsh as well as Coach Pam Swander and Coach Sarah Holman.
Coach Tim’s primary focus at SwimMAC was developing
11-12 age group swimmers as well as 13-14 swimmers. During
this time, Coach Tim partook in the development of numerous
Jr. National, Futures, Zones and Sectional level athletes.
Coach Tim’s other main focus at SwimMAC was putting together
an open water swim program for the club. Through SwimMAC and North
Carolina Swimming LSC, he participated with the NC Open Water
Zones Team in 2016 which took place in Ft. Myers Florida.
Coach Tim has learned and has been mentored by some of the
most accomplished swimming Coaches in the sport of swimming and has
observed and been on deck with some of the most accomplished
athletes in the world including Ryan Lochte, Katie Meili, Kathleen
Baker, Anthony Ervin, Micah Lawrence, Alex Meyer, Ashley Twichell,
Kelsi Worrel and Cammile Adams.
Coach Tim is a YMCA and ASCA Certified Coach as well as a
member of NISCA. His focus as a Coach is teaching skills and
is a very strong believer in long term development of young
athletes by developing correct technique so they're ready for high
performance at the senior level.
Coach Tim loves music and making music, windsurfing, and traveling
when he's not coaching.
Suzanne coaches both the Silver. and
Gold Squads at Mill Pond. She graduated from The University
of Vermont where she worked as a lifeguard and taught swimming
lessons during the summers. Her interest in swimming was
renewed when the oldest of her two children joined the
Strypers. She eventually left a career as a Software Engineer
to spend more time with her family and began working as a lifeguard
at the Mill Pond YMCA A regular swimmer in the Masters
Program as well as a certified USA Swimming Official, she is
excited to continue her involvement with The Strypers.
Andy began a career in Professional triathlon in 1990 - 2001.
Racing in Australia 4 months of the year and France 6 months of the
year. He also won Duathlon (run/bike/run) World Championships in
1996 and placed 3rd in 1994 and 1998. Andy won the USA
Triathlon Series in 1999 and moved to live permanently in the US at
the end of 2000. Andy's swim coaching began as the head
coach of the Weymouth Club Master's swim team in the fall of 2000
where he coached for 10years. After the birth of his two girls he
took a short break from coaching and began coaching Strypers
Gold group in 2014. He now works primarily with the 12 and under
Candy was brought to the SSYMC to coach the master’s team. She was then brought on board with the Strypers, to develop the young swimmers. Candy spent over 10 years racing Triathlon professionally. She was the 2002 Xterra World Champion. Sponsors included Speedo, Saucony, PowerBar, Oakley, Aquaman and Fuji Bikes.
Elizabeth E Belmonte
Lizy coachs the gold group in hanover and this is her
11th year coaching. She is the best person you'll
ever meet!! She pushes her kids to their full potential and always
has fun in the process. You can almost always hear her yelling
across the pool deck to someone or something. Lizy is full of
tons of postive energy and makes for a pleasant atmosphere on the
Jonathan began swimming in 2005, competing on the Weymouth Waves
throughout middle and high school. He also swam during his
time at Northeastern University. In addition, he was a high
school cross country runner, participating in school meets and
local races. In the latter, he achieved first place in his
age category on several occasions. He is an avid skier who
likes to hit the slopes whenever possible. Mathematics is a
passion he likes to share, tutoring students and helping them
achieve success. He coaches the Mini Strypers and Platinum
Squad. He lives in Milton, MA with his family.
Lead Coach for Silver in Quincy Branch
Private Coach/Instruction available upon request.
Lead Coach for Bronze/Silver/Gold in Quincy Branch